Brother Bears : Winnie the Pooh and Kung Fu Panda Po

Winnie the Pooh and Kung Fu Panda’s are brothers from another mother.    Over the years there have been several different fun and loveable that have developed a huge fan base.  Winnie the Pooh and Po are two such Pop culture icons and share lot of commonalities.

First they both have a childlike naivety about them.  Longtime Winnie the Pooh fans are familiar with how Winnie the Pooh’s innocent personality has gotten him in some tight squeezes, especially when it comes to getting honey.   Po may have a bit higher maturity, but he still has a youthful innocence about him to also get him into just as much trouble.

Both bears love to eat.     If you know anything about these to bears that the preceding statement hardly requires any explanation.    Pooh’s food of choice is honey while Po seems to want to consume about everything in his path, but his favorites seems to be sticky been pies.   But either way they love to eat and given the chance they will eat until there is nothing left to consume.

Another trait that both possess is loyalty.   Winnie the Pooh is always there for his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood.   If Piglet , Eeyore, Rabbit, Kanga, Roo, Tigger, or one of his other friends need him he is always there to help.       Being the Kung Fu Panda really helps when a friend needs assistance, but Po has a natural loyalty that would still be there even if he did not have any martial arts skills.

Each of these characters has their own guru or personal adviser.  It is obvious that Po has Master Shifoo to help him and guide him.       Pooh’s advisor is not as obvious and he is not as straightforward as Shifoo, but he is always there to be a friend.  Christopher Robin, although a child himself, has always been there to give Winnie the Pooh the advice that he needs.

Pooh and Po , by first appearances may appear to be complete opposite, but if you just take a look at them you will see  that they are more alike than different and   could be brothers from another mother.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Includes Many Children Favorites

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has always been a fun event adults and kids.  There are many different characters from popular children television shows.   The parade will air Thanksgiving Day on NBC from 9 am till noon

Dora the Explorer Float

Dora the Explorer will be there with a special Holiday parade float.

Latina heroine Dora the Explorer is returning to the Parade on a brand new float.  The colorful float features Dora, one of the most iconic preschool characters in the world, and a 12-foot tall Christmas tree decorated with dazzling ornaments and some very special gifts.  Dora and her friends will showcase their most recent adventure, where they teach their friend Swiper the true spirit of the holidays. As with every Dora adventure, there are lessons to be learned and the new float features elements of Swiper’s future if he doesn’t learn the true spirit of the season.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Balloon

See the new Diary of A Wimpy Kid balloon take flight this Thanksgiving. At 60-feet long, 25-feet wide, and 56-feet tall, “wimpy” is not the right word to describe this balloon behemoth. From the look on his face, we have a feeling Greg will be writing about this holiday experience just as soon as he makes it to the Parade finish line.

Kung Fu Panda Balloon

At more than 16,000 cubic feet of helium, Po from Kung Fu Panda™ is truly a larger-than-life master of the ancient Chinese art of Kung Fu. Designed by the magicians at Macy’s Parade Studio, Po is created with the help of more than half a mile of fabric and is covered in 17 gallons of paint. For his Parade debut, Po the Panda measures 42-feet tall, 46-feet long, and 34-feet wide, giving him the scale to take giant leaps down the route, poised to deliver his signature martial arts moves along the way.

iCarly

Star of Nickelodeon’s iCarly and teen sensation Miranda Cosgrove will be riding aboard the Statue of Liberty float accompanied by the endearingly mischievous Minions, in support of Despicable Me’s Blu-ray/DVD release on Dec. 14.

Big Time Rush

Nickelodeon/Columbia Records group Big Time Rush — Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, Carlos Pena, Logan Henderson — will perform their current hit “Til I Forget About You” on the Bridge to the Future float.

Victorious

Nickelodeon’s newest rising teen star, Victoria Justice, will perform “Freak the Freak Out,” an original song from her hit comedy Victorious, on the Build-A-Bear Workshop®’s float.

SpongeBob SquarePants

Pop-culture icon and eternal optimist SpongeBob SquarePants will make his sixth appearance when he takes a special holiday trip to soak up the sights and sounds of the New York City. Based on the number-one animated kids’ show on TV, the SpongeBob balloon will absorb more than 16,200 cubic feet of helium to fly down the route.  Although it may appear square, the SpongeBob balloon isn’t square at all; it is actually a single chamber sphere, made intricately square-shaped by more than 600 internal tie-lines. Looking dapper as always, SpongeBob stands at 62-feet high, 38-feet wide and 28-feet long.

Samuri Power Rangers

The most successful kids’ action series returns with a bang when the Samurai Power Rangers descend upon the streets of New York. Utilizing their Samurai powers, which give them control over the elements of Fire, Water, Sky, Forest, and Earth, the Rangers will embark on their first journey together as they escort the Planet Earth balloon through the streets of Manhattan.

Some of the other characters in floats will include:

Some of the Floats will be

  • Snoopy’s Dog House
  • Smurf Mushroom House

So there are a lot of performances, floats, and  balloons for children to look forward to seeing during this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.